What Coumadin range for positive lupus anticoagulant?

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gymbo1
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   Posted 10/14/2011 8:03 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been reading different opinions about what therapeutic range should be maintained for a lupus anticoagulant positive individual. Some specialist say higher than the standard (2-3). Scared and confused!

Latina_B
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   Posted 10/15/2011 1:28 AM (GMT -6)   
It all depends on your situation. I'm also on anticoagulants but my INR levels have to be between 2-3.

omega
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   Posted 10/19/2011 6:34 AM (GMT -6)   
I agree with with Latina_B. It depends on your situation and your weights. Your GP or the anticoagulant clinic will be able to tell you. My INR have to be between 2-3.

Scott99
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   Posted 12/4/2011 2:17 PM (GMT -6)   
if you have lupus anticogulant it isn't a matter of finding the right INR target. The problem is it isnt reliable and flucuates and even though the INR might come back as 15, you may be at a theraputic level. A hematologist can order different tests to find your theraputic level. My doctor checks by doing a protein assay or something ( i should know this by now.) Im 31 and have been dealing with this for 5 years after a dvt in my leg and finding out i have lupus antcoagulant and factor leiden v.
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